Manava (king)

Manava (king)
Kingdom of Gauda
Capital Karnasuvarna
Religion Hinduism, Buddhism
Government Monarchy
 - 600-625 Shashanka
 - 625-626 Manava
 - Established 600
 - Disestablished 626
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Manava was the son and successor to the king of Gauda, Shashanka. He was the last recorded ruler of the dynasty and was likely deposed by Harshavardhana (Emperor of Northern India) or Bhaskaravarman (King of Kamarupa). He ruled as king for 8 months.

See also


Prasad Sinha, Bindeshwari (1977). Dynastic History of Magadha. New Delhi: Abhinav Publications. pp. 133. 

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